We are joined by activist and academic Jess Ison who discusses her research challenging the use of prisons and other punitive measures as a way to counter animal abuse.
The problems with focusing on individual acts of animal cruelty, while ignoring more institutionalised cruelty on a much bigger scale.
Prisons and marginalised groups.
Links between animal abuse registries and sex offender registries.
Ending gendered violence without prisons.
Upcoming Critical Animal Studies forum in Melbourne in August.
This discussion is replayed from the animal advocacy radio show Freedom of Species: http://www.freedomofspecies.org/
For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2018/06/22/208/